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Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Museum

61 Memorial Airport Drive, Evans Head, New South Wales 2473, Australia
+61 411 378 998
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Best 5 bucks to spend in Evans Head

We we're passing through town and I saw signs for an F-111 museum, so thought I'd go check it out... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Casey P
Excellent facility

Wow, you just need to visit, well worthwhile, it is a credit to all those volunteer staff who are... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
branson6
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Lismore, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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61 Memorial Airport Drive, Evans Head, New South Wales 2473, Australia
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+61 411 378 998
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We we're passing through town and I saw signs for an F-111 museum, so thought I'd go check it out. We were surprised to find them open even on Easter Monday holiday. It was really one of the coolest military exhibits I've been to as...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Wow, you just need to visit, well worthwhile, it is a credit to all those volunteer staff who are extremely knowledgeable and have a passion about the planes. Highly recommended. Needs to be advertised widely. This is a credit to Evans Head and the surrounds

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is an excellent museum which is well-worth a visit if you are in the area. It is housed in a hanger that was used (among others) by the RAAF for training some of its pilots during WW2. The centrepiece is a F1 11 fighter...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Huge amount of real hands on experiences with the plentiful planes/ Helos exhibits and info on the hanger tarmac. The most enthusiastic volunteer guides ever met. Albeit small this place is packed to the top of the hanger rafters and therefore I really recommend to...More

1  Thank WheresWobbles
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you want to learn some history of our area head to Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome at any time. But especially during the Great Eastern Fly In during January each year. You can take a joy flight on any of the planes available & get...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This was such an interesting place for all the family. each of us loved it. The volunteers here were so knowledgeable one of the most interesting tours we have done for a long time. a must see

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We went on the weekend of the Evans Head Annual Fly In, so there were planes everywhere! A huge shed with an entire F111 fighter jet, a Caribou outside, and loads of information about the contribution of this airfield to Australian...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful display of aircraftsome not so old. Lots of memorabilia and some souvenirs to purchase as well. The F-111 is a beauty and Shane, one of the volunteers is an encyclopaedia on that one having had almost 30 yrs in the RAAF. Many dedicated people...More

Thank Colin M
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Such a thrill to see the fabulous F111 and to hear about it from the volunteers on duty who had not only the knowledgeable experience, but the passion and dedication to pass it on to the public. A detailed tour of the hangar revealed more...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great chance to get up close and hands on, with an F111. The tour given by Shane was very interesting, and he is clearly proud of the aircraft and his history with the F111's. The whole display has had a lot of...More

Thank Geoff G
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